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A mix of health-related legislation awaits Minnesota legislators, ranging from rewriting state sex offender treatment laws to finding ways to mesh state programs with Obamacare.


"We have a lot to do," said Sen. Tony Lourey, DFL-Kerrick, the new Senate Health and Human Services Finance Division chairman.

Health programs have taken the biggest hits in recent years as state leaders looked to them as ways to balance the state budget.

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